Although it is well known that the manner in which a crystal deforms is governed by its structure, few correlations have been made. The results of an analysis of this type are given here for quartz and are summarized in Table 2. The table is incomplete in many respects and further investigation is required. The need for correlation studies of this kind in interpreting mineral orientation in tectonites is unquestioned and will serve to stabilize the tottering hypotheses used at present.

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